News roundup: 17 to 23 November 2012

Categories: In The Media.

Saturday 17 November  
USA – UCSD Medical Center- UC San Diego Physician Honored for Pioneering Palliative Care Advances  

USA – Huffington Post- Struggling: End of Life Conversations  

Monday 19 November
Canada – News Medical: Palliative care advice for dementia ‘culturally sensitive’ 

USA- Financial Times- Medicine: An end to the agony

USA- Financial Times- The quest for opioids less vulnerable to abuse

Tuesday 20 November
USA – FierceHealthcare- Palliative care, end-of-life discussions curb readmissions, aggressive care  

India – South China Morning Post- Palliative care in India  

Wednesday 21 November 
Australia – Bundaberg News Mail- Petition for palliative care services presented to MP  

Australia – The Maitland Mercury- 56876 sign palliative care petition  

India – Sydney Morning Herald- Fighting pain and suffering 

Canada – Capital News- Seniors: End-of-life care for aboriginal families examined in lecture  

Thursday 22 November 
USA – Reuters- Early end-of-life talks tied to less aggressive care 

Friday 23 November 
Australia – Central Western Daily- Petition demands more funding so terminally ill can die at home

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